Type of Activity: Hands-On Activity
Supplies Needed: Sand Dollar
Don’t live near the beach? You can purchase sand dollars here.
Biblical Truth Shared: God’s creation reminds us of the truths of the Easter story (Romans 1:20)
Have your child look at the sand dollar and all its unique properties. Ask him or her to describe what they see then read the Legend of the Sand Dollar poem.
Have your child break open the sand dollar to find the beautiful doves inside. My mother did this activity with my kiddos and we both were fascinated and have a new appreciation for the reminder in Romans that God’s creation speaks clearly about his power!
John 19:34: “Instead, one of the soldiers pierced Jesus’ side with a spear, bringing a sudden flow of blood and water.”
Matthew 2:2: and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.”
Matthew 2:10: “When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.”
Matthew 1:23: “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”–which means, “God with us.”
Matthew 3:16: “As soon as Jesus was baptized, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting on him.”
Luke 2:14: “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests.”